Summary of Content: Discusses the upcoming Republican Presidential Convention in Chicago, at which he is a delegate. Worries that the plan to have the delegates vote by district, and not as a coalition, will greatly weaken his power and reduce his support among the delegates from his home state of Pennsylvania. Marked ”Confidential.” Cameron served as Secretary of War under Lincoln from 1861-1862. He also served a number of terms as a U.S. senator from Pennsylvania (1845-1849; 1857-1861; 1867-1877). Cameron remained a power broker in national and Pennsylvania politics throughout his life. White, a district court judge in Pennsylvania, was a friend and political ally.